Tag Archives: Genetic Algorithms

Are Some Professions Less Honest Than Others? Bank On It, Researchers Find by DOUGLAS QUENQUA


By DOUGLAS QUENQUA

Bankers have gotten a bit of a bad rep over the last decade, owing to a variety of scandals. A new study may not help.

Published: November 19, 2014 at 07:00PM

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Warmer Waters Could Scuttle Activity of Crabs by SINDYA N. BHANOO


By SINDYA N. BHANOO

Small crabs found on California’s shores may be capable of adapting to a warming climate, but the effort will leave them little energy for tasks like reproduction.

Published: November 17, 2014 at 07:00PM

A Time for Revisiting Real Fears by GEORGE JOHNSON


By GEORGE JOHNSON

Walking through the dark ruins of a defunct Soviet installation brings back memories of the Cuban missile crisis and makes apparent the continuing possibility of a nuclear attack.

Published: November 17, 2014 at 07:00PM

Seeing Jupiter’s Red in the Lab by SINDYA N. BHANOO


By SINDYA N. BHANOO

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is a result of chemicals being broken down by sunlight, researchers report.

Published: November 17, 2014 at 07:00PM

Study: Polar Bears Disappearing From Key Region by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A key polar bear population fell nearly by half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs starving and dying.

Published: November 16, 2014 at 07:00PM

Safety in Numbers by C. CLAIBORNE RAY


By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

The specific antigens given in vaccines represent only a small portion of the daily stimuli the immune system has to deal with.

Published: November 17, 2014 at 07:00PM